Inetutils FTP client and GCC4

Greg Schafer gschafer at
Sun Aug 7 15:11:35 PDT 2005

Randy McMurchy wrote:

> Some weird activity with the Inetutils FTP client when compiled with
> GCC-4.0.1. Note that a new patch has been introduced to the GCC-4
> branch of LFS to "correct" GCC4 problems. This patch affects two
> files used to compile the ftp client program. If anybody can
> explain, or care to comment about the following screen output,
> I would appreciate it.

This is from upstream CVS (savannah):

2005-07-29  Sergey Poznyakoff  <gray at>

	* extern.h: Reverted changes made 2005-05-01. Initializing a
	scalar type (struct cmd *cmdtab) with a vector is an error, which leads
	to coredump when trying to access cmdtab.
	* cmdtab.c: Likewise

Shrug. Someone will need to figure out a better fix for GCC4 compilation.


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